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2016-05-31 DR Congo Police Officer Arrested for Illegal Entry
[Monitor] Bundibugyo -Police in Uganda have arrested a Congolese police officer for allegedly crossing into the country illegally.

2016-05-31 Another Ugandan Killed on L.Albert By Gunmen From DR Congo
[Monitor] Nebbi -Gunmen on Sunday shot dead a Ugandan fisherman on Lake Albert over unclear reasons.

2016-05-30 Police Officers Who Were Killed by 'DR Congo Soldiers' Buried
[Monitor] Kampala -The bodies of three Ugandan police officers, killed by suspected Congolese soldiers at Mulango on Lake Albert a week ago, have been laid to rest.

2016-05-30 Villages Split As Uganda, DR Congo Define Borders
[Monitor] Arua -Villages in Uganda and DR Congo have been split with the demarcation of border points that have in the past seen clashes and closure of posts.

2016-05-30 Border Security Patrols Should Be Sustained
[Monitor] About week ago, armed men suspected to be soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo shot dead three Uganda police officers on Lake Albert in Ntoroko District. The deceased officers were reported to be responding to an illegal fishing incident at Mulango on the Ugandan border. The Congolese gunmen took the bodies of the officers to DRC side, detained one officer and confiscated the Uganda Police Force speed boat and guns.

2016-05-29 Full-Scale Assault Launched Against Rwandan Rebels
[East African] Full scale military operations against the Rwandan rebels in eastern Congo have resumed, with the international community urging the Kinshasa government to offer full co-operation.

2016-05-27 Protests Against Joseph Kabila Turn Deadly
[Al Jazeera] At least one police officer and one protester have been killed as thousands of people took to the streets in nationwide protests against incumbent President Joseph Kabila in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2016-05-28 Bodies of Ugandan Marines Killed in DRC Returned Home
[Observer] The bodies of three Ugandan policemen killed on Lake Albert along the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border over the weekend have been handed over to Ugandan authorities in West Nile this afternoon.

2016-05-27 DR Congo Detains One Ugandan Cop As Bodies of Dead Colleagues Are Brought Home
[Monitor] Kampala -A Ugandan police officer who was believed to have been killed with three others during an ambush by Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers on Lake Albert is alive.

2016-05-26 Toxic Gas Beneath DRC Lake Threatens Millions
[Deutsche Welle] A deadly threat is lurking beneath DR Congo's Lake Kivu. Rising carbon dioxide could affect millions of residents if engineers fail to stop the gas emission from reaching the water's surface.

2016-05-27 200 Tons of Bananas Exported to DRC
[ANGOP] Panguila -Two hundred tons of bananas were exported in 2015 to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by the Caxito-Rega company, manager of the irrigated perimeter of Caxito, northern Bengo province.

2016-05-26 Team in DR Congo to Pick Cops' Bodies
[Monitor] Kampala -A Ugandan delegation yesterday arrived at Bunia township in eastern DR Congo to receive bodies of the four police officers who were killed by Congolese soldiers.

2016-05-26 UN Warns of 'Rising Political Tensions' in DRC Ahead of Opposition Protests
[Deutsche Welle] Oppositions groups have called for nationwide marches against a court ruling allowing the president to remain in power beyond his limit. The UN chief warned the government of using excessive force against protesters.

2016-05-26 Informing Global Policy On the DRC
[ISS] On 4 May, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) briefed the high-level International Contact Group in Stockholm, Sweden on latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2016-05-26 Burundi Smuggle - DA to Submit Paia Request for Details of Minister's DRC Visit
[DA] The DA remains suspicious of Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's assertion that her trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 28 January 2014 that involved the smuggling of Michelle Wege into South Africa, was merely coincidental, and as such will submit an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) to get access to the following:

2016-05-26 Mpondwe Border Reopened After Strike
[Monitor] Kasese -The Uganda-DR Congo border post at Mpondwe in Kasese District has been reopened after three days of closure due to a brawl involving Uganda and DRC traders.

2016-05-25 Country Expects DR Congo Explanation After Police Killings
[Monitor] Kampala, Hoima and Ntoroko -Government today expects DR Congo to respond to the killing of four Ugandan policemen by suspected Congolese soldiers on Lake Albert at the weekend.

2016-05-25 Marines Shooting - Uganda Sends Protest Note to DRC
[Observer] The Foreign Affairs Ministry has sent an official protest note to the Democratic Republic of Congo over the shooting of four marine officers on Lake Albert over the weekend.

2016-05-24 AS Vita Disqualified from CAF Champions League
[CAF] The CAF Organizing Committee for Interclubs Competitions at its meeting on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 reviewed a complaint by Stade Malien (Mali) on the eligibility of the player Idrissa Traore used by AS Vita (DR Congo) during the preliminary matches of the 2016 Orange CAF Champions League.

2016-05-24 Business Paralysed As Ugandan Traders Are Denied Entry Into DR Congo
[Monitor] Kasese -Business has been on a stand still at the Uganda-DR Congo border for over three days following misunderstandings between the Ugandan traders and their counterparts in the neighboring DR Congo.

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